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  • Installing Synthetic Slate

    This alternative to slate is light, rugged, and easy to cut.

  • Milwaukee M12 Hackzall

    I've been using the Milwaukee 2420-22 Hackzall kit in my remodeling and deck-building business since late last summer.

  • Cutting Glass Tile

    We had to cut a few glass tiles to complete a backsplash. Even though we used a diamond glass blade in our tile saw, fine chips are visible on the cut edges. What's the trick to cutting glass tile?

  • Upgrading a Pocket-Hole Jig

    Q: Recently I discovered that my faithful Kreg pocket-hole jig somehow got "lost" on my last job site. I want to replace it. Is upgrading to the Foreman pocket-hole cutter worthwhile, or should I just stick with the same jig?

  • Fitting Out a Custom Closet

    Adjustable rods and shelving simplify layout and construction.

  • Building Log Homes

    Using a kit with kiln-dried logs reduces shrinkage and results in a tighter shell.

  • Cutting The Dust From Fiber Cement

    Specialized tools make for cleaner air and a healthier crew.

  • JLC Extra: Cutting Fiber Cement - Sources of Supply and Information

    This list contains links to various related sources: manufacturers mentioned in the story; makers of circular blades; other articles about safe cutting practices; and MSDS sheets for fiber cement.

  • In the News

    Pneumatic nailers under fire; assessing the risks of broken compact fluorescents; big builders rank low on sustainability; DeWalt recalls popular table saw; more

  • On the Job

    Avoiding plaster disaster; a floating sink